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Contemporary Artists on German TV

I have started my own series of films for a German tv channel. The first two programmes presenting artists belonging to AERA the Association Embracing Realist Art have been broadcast on a German TV channel. Once a month a new … Continue reading

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Watercolour as Fine Art – Video No.270

In this 10 1/2 minute video Jill Poyerd explains why watercolour is fine art. Jill talks about the prejudices people have about watercolours and how some of the world´s greatest artists used it to its full potential. Jill also compares … Continue reading

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Vernissage at a New Gallery

Yesterday I attended the grand opening of the gallery at which I was asked to exhibit some of my paintings. The show started at 11 am and still had not finished when I left after the mayor´s speech at 5 … Continue reading

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How to study traditional oil painting part 3 – Video No.269

This is part three of short videos by maestro Michael John Angel who explains the various stages students go through to study traditional oil painting techniques. He points out how painting still lifes help his students acquire the basic skills … Continue reading

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Sarah Corner´s New Book

AERA member Sarah Corner has recently published a book about her work. It is a collection of some of the paintings she has created over the last 17 years since she moved to Ireland. It includes detailed notes and images … Continue reading

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How to paint hyperrealism – Video No.271

This 2 1/2 minute video shows the Dutch Hyperrealist Tjalf Sparnaay painting a small section of his interpretation of Johannes Vermeer´s painting “The Milkmaid”. Hope you like my choice of the day. If you want to contact me personally please … Continue reading

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Sold at 2018 Art Auction in Favour of Underprivileged Children

In September one of my works went on auction in favour of underprivileged children. My painting sold well above the reserve price. I was pleased to have been able  to donate the painting to help a good cause. The painting … Continue reading

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New Gallery Representation

A little while ago I was approached by Wulffs House Gallery in a nearby town to show my work together with other painters and sculptors. The grand opening of the gallery will take place on November 3. The mayor of … Continue reading

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How to paint a seascape – Video No.270

In this 7 1/2 minute speed painting video Eva Volf shows us how to paint a seascape. Eva creates very impressive works using just a few colours to achieve dramatic effects. The technique can be used in both oil painting … Continue reading

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Torbay Guild of Artists Summer Exhibition Photos 2018

The TGA Summer Exhibition at the Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, Torquay will draw to an end on September 30. My paintings were part of it. Torbay Guild of Artists (TGA) joined forces with DAS (Devon Art Society), and Brixham Art … Continue reading

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